30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Hunter USA 1980 | 97 min | OV | Colour | FF 2012

Buzz Kulik

Buzz Kulik (1922-1999) had his greatest successes as a TV director, but also made major features like The Hunter, usually action films. In Europe, he is known for TV productions like Vanished (1971) and Her Secret Life (1987).

rated for 0 + years
Steve McQueen’s last film. Visibly marked with the cancer that was to kill him, he nevertheless gives it his all in this action thriller full of car chases and spectacular crashes. McQueen is Ralph „Papa“ Thorson, a modern bounty hunter, who catches criminals on the run for a reward. His girlfriend Dotty is less than enthusiastic about his job, especially as she’s expecting their first child. And it’s she who is the target for Rocco Mason who wants to settle a score with Thorson, who once put him in jail and should now pay with what he loves most dearly.
Original title: The Hunter
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: English
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Buzz Kulik
Screenplay: Ted Leighton, Peter Hyams basierend auf einer Vorlage von Christopher Keane
Cast: Steve McQueen, Eli Wallach, Kathryn Harrold, LeVar Burton, Ben Johnson
Producer: Mort Engelberg
Director of Photography: Fred J. Koenekamp
Music: Michel Legrand
Production Design: Ron Hobbs
Editor: Robert L. Wolfe
Sound: 0
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Format: 35 mm
German Distributor: Paramount Pictures Germany
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Production: Rastar Pictures


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